Functioning of the Multinational Corporation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080250878, 9781483189406

Functioning of the Multinational Corporation

1st Edition

A Global Comparative Study

Editors: Anant R. Negandhi
eBook ISBN: 9781483189406
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1980
Page Count: 304
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Functioning of the Multinational Corporation: A Global Comparative Study is a collection of papers that discusses the roles played my multinational corporation in addressing societal problems. The title outlines and analyzes the issues and conflicts between multinational corporations and states. The text first covers the concept of multinational corporations. Next, the selection tackles global issues, such as economic independence, socio-cultural impact of transnational enterprises, and transfer-pricing problems. The text also deals with strategies, policy making, and organizational adaptability of multinational corporations. In the last part, the title analyzes the individuals who manage multinational corporations in terms of their backgrounds, education, training, and outlook. The book will be of great interest to sociologists, political scientists, economists, and behavioral scientists.

Table of Contents

Preface Part I: Introduction Chapter 1 Multinational Corporations: Issues, Context, and Strategies Part II: Multinationals and Global-Level Issues Chapter 2 From Political to Economic Independence: The Historical Context of the New International Economic Order Chapter 3 Economics Falls Short: The Need for Studies on the Social and Cultural Impact of Transnational Enterprises Chapter 4 Transfer-pricing Problems and the Multinational Corporations Part III: Strategies, Policy Making, and Organizational Adaptability of Multinational Corporations Chapter 5 Strategic Management of Diversified Multinational Corporations Chapter 6 Multinationals in Industrially Developed Countries: A Comparative Study of American, German, and Japanese Multinationals Chapter 7 Adaptability of American, European, and Japanese Multinational Corporations in Developing Countries Chapter 8 Multinationals and the Communist World: A Comparative Study of American, European, and Japanese Multinationals in Eastern Europe and the U.S.S.R. Chapter 9 A Model of Market Opportunity Expropriation in State-controlled Economies: A Case of the Shipping Industry Part IV: Managers of Multinational Corporations Chapter 10 The Man who Manages Multinationals: A Comparative Study of the Profiles, Backgrounds, and Attitudes of Chief Executives of American, European, and Japanese MNCs Chapter 11 Living in a Dual World: A Comparative Study of Japanese Expatriates and Australian Local Managers Chapter 12 Japanese Managers and Management in the Western World: A Canadian Experience Chapter 13 Unresolved Issues: Agenda for Research Appendix Name Index Subject Index About the Contributors


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